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barack obama's private world, the news began to sink in. >> i kept watching obama as he transformed from this young man to the next president of the united states. this was a different man. >> there are tens of thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands who have gathered in grant park in chicago. >> ladies and gentlemen, the next first family of the united states of america. >> narrator: only four years earlier, he'd been a state legislator. >> the look on his face to me looked like someone who finally understood the weight of the job that he had just won. >> almost as if the weight of the world had rested on his shoulders. >> the road ahead will be long, our climb will be steep. two wars, a planet in peril, the worst financial crisis in a century. but america, i have never been more hopeful than i am tonight that we will get there. i promise you, we as a people will get there. god bless you, and may god bless the united states of america. >> narrator: if he had any idea that night how difficult this would be, the next day would prove it. >> so much for that election day euphoria... >> the e
[cheers and applause] >> jon: welcome back. so as president obama is pushing for new gun regulations, he is struggling to gain credibility to skeptical gun owners. in a recent interview with the new republic magazine he mount a frontal attack. >> he was asked if he shot a gun. he said, yes with his guests at camp david he goes skeet shooting all the time. >> jon: yes, all the time. [ laughter ] you can barely hear yourself think over all the shooting of skeet. this seems wrong on many levels. for starters he appears to think the best place to reach out to gun owners is the pages of the new republic. a bit of a tell i was telling ms magazine that i love nascar and i myself driven multiple dodge chargers. nothing will work. you'll get this every time. >> we do skeet shooting all the time. really? all the time? >> has anyone ever heard president obama owns a gun, likes to shoot and shoots all the time. >> don't you have to prove it? >> there are no photos to prove it. >> why are v- we not heard of this. >> where say picture. they release a photograph of president obama doing everything except for flossin
, the dow gained three-quarters of a percent, and so did the nasdaq. the obama administration announced new rules today for contraceptive coverage under the affordable care act. faith-based non-profits, like hospitals and universities, would be allowed to issue health insurance without providing coverage for contraceptives. however, employees and students would be able to obtain a separate policy at no cost to the employer. more than 45 federal lawsuits have been filed challenging the contraceptive coverage requirement, claiming the mandate violates religious beliefs. protesters across egypt defied curfews to chant against the rule of egyptian president mohammed morsi. the protests cap a week of political rioting that left up to 60 people dead. and tonight, some of the protests reached the doorstep of the president in cairo. demonstrators hurled objects, including firebombs, over the wall of the presidential palace. morsi was not inside. opposition parties called the protests in an attempt to win concessions from the president. in pakistan, a suicide bomber attacked a shiite mosque, killing
did the nasdaq. the obama administration announced new rules today for contraceptive coverage under the affordable care act. faith-based non-profits, like hospitals and universities would be allowed to issue health insurance without providing coverage for contraceptives. however, employees and students would be able to obtain a separate policy at no cost to the employer. more than 45 federal lawsuits have been filed challenging the contraceptive coverage requirement, claiming the mandate violates religious beliefs. protesters across egypt defied curfews to chant against the rule of egyptian president mohammed morsi. the protests cap a week of political rioting that left up to 60 people dead. and tonight, some of the protests reached the doorstep of the president in cairo. demonstrators hurled objects, including firebombs, over the wall of the presidential palace. morsi was not inside. opposition parties called the protests in an attempt to win concessions from the president. in pakistan, a suicide bomber attacked a shiite mosque killing at least 23 people. the attack happened as wor
-elect named barack obama. and that day, he talked about a new vision for the democratic party, a vision we heard last week at the inauguration. >> we are true to our creed when the little girl born into the bleakest poverty knows she has the same chance to succeed as anybody else. >>> we, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths, that all of us are created equal, is the star that guides us still just as it guided our fore bearers through seneca falls and selma and stonewall. >> carl rove was wrong. president obama was right. the country is changing. republicans better change with it. joining me now is bob schrum who wrote an article today with the headline "obama realigns the gop declines. and also with me, marie ra theresa. thank you both for joining me. >> bob, in your article today, you wrote "president obama is a transformative figure in a transforming country." you go onto call the gop's 2012 campaign "too white, too old, too rural, too southern." so how has president obama realigned the political interests of the country? >> partly, there have been independent forces
. >> reporter: if cop firmed he'll be the only one the president obama's cabinet. danielle nottingham, cbs news, capitol hill. >>> coming up on the "morning news," chain reaction crashes. it creates pileups in michigan and indiana. this is the "cbs morning news" an intense burning sensation like somebody had set it on fire. and the doctor said, cindie, you have shingles. he said, you had chickenpox when you were a little girl... i said, yes, i did. i don't think anybody ever thinks they're going to get shingles. but it happened to me. for more of the inside story, visit shinglesinfo.com hey, buddy? oh, hey, flo. you want to see something cool? snapshot, from progressive. my insurance company told me not to talk to people like you. you always do what they tell you? no... try it, and see what your good driving can save you. you don't even have to switch. unless you're scared. i'm not scared, it's... you know we can still see you. no, you can't. pretty sure we can... try snapshot today -- no pressure. it wasn't their cup. if you don't like that dark roast, we've created a coffee for you. blonde is
. reporting live, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> president obama is expected to sign legislation to raise the nation's debt ceiling. they passed a bill that exends the ability to borrow new -- extends the ability to borrow new money. the measure suspends the $16.4 trillion debt limit and requires congress to pass is a budget by april. >>> judge in san francisco heard arguments on a motion to throw out the city of oakland's lawsuit. the feds want to sees the property because they say it is in violation of the controlled substances act. the city sued saying it would create a problem for people who need marijuana to treat their medical conditions. the judge did not indicate when she would rule on the motion. >>> this is not your grandfather's world, still ahead. >> get to know them better. >> some children take on police officers on the basketball court. but it wasn't all about hoops. the bigger message game. >>nd how much womber can the temperatures -- warmer can the temperatures get and will it last into your bay area weekend? i am back here in 10 minutes with all the details. hmm, it says
by congress, though mr. obama issued a number of executive orders based upon the. lori: thank you. fox news senior white house correspondent. there are reports the president is considering colorado lt. governor joe garcia as the top candid to be his next labor secretary. it held the silas intends to leave the post. job as plans about the only economic news. personal income rose so sharply. income rising number two and a half percent, the largest monthly gain in eight years. that number surging to six -- almost 7%. so the largest increase, and this is important. it is fueled by early dividend payouts to beat the rise in tax rates, all that the scope of negotiating and one on. on wall street it was of flat day, but a pretty good month. now, s&p, and nasdaq armadas de lower with volume approaching 4 billion shares. much brighter picture for the month of january. but chavez 6% from the nasdaq 4%, and s&p five. commodities. gold lost more than $14 an ounce on the month closing a $1,660 per ounce. oil prices moved higher, closing at $97.49, up $5.67 a month. checking treasurys got looking upon de
of that. fox news senior white house correspondent with our report. >> more than one year after his last meeting with the group, president obama is now eviewing the charter for is jobs council. the unemployment rate is falling a little more than a percentage point as the council's first meeting two years ago and no one in the white house says it has fallen far enough. officials defend the council's work in mr. obama's interaction with it. >> the jobs council provided us a series of ideas, many of which the president acted on. it did not require some leaves us ideaso be generated. >> from the start critics believe the council was intended to create the appearance of action in the face of soaring unemployment. it only met four times and had fewer than two dozen conference calls enlisting sessions. republicans ultimately criticized the council and criticized mr. obama for not meeting with it. >> one thing the president could have done instead of wasting so much time blaming others would have been to convene the jobs council he created amidst so much fanfare. >> the press secretary said the
think what's really interesting is that, you know, in the new republic president obama went out of his way to kind of extend an olive branch to mr. boehner by saying that he knows that he wanted a compromise, it's just those nasty republicans who are really conservative who won't let him compromise. and this is how boehner responds. so i think that what we're now going to see is a kind of war of words between these two men whom at least the white house hope would be potential allies. that's not going to happen. jon: kirsten, you know, the president long blamed the bush administration for driving the economy into the ditch. when jay carney was at the podium the other day, he said it's all the fault of congressional republicans. can you have it both ways? i mean, can it be the president one year and the next, you know, four years later it's the congress? >> be well, i think the argument is that president bush left obama with this and that the president has tried to talk different measures that he thinks will stimulate the economy and that the republicans have, you know, really opposed hi
alert coming out of washington concerning the new health care law. the obama administration announcing some very big changes for the birth control coverage for employees of some religious organizations, trying to work out the details here. white house spokesman jay carney just asked about this change minutes ago. take a listen. >> and another topic, the birth control opt-out, is this a recognition that the rules were an overreach? >> no, not at all. for details about the rulemaking process which, on which there is news today from hhs, i refer you to hhs. i would remind you, however, of the policy that the president outlined last year. and in outlining it, he set two important criteria. one, we had to insure that women have access to preventive services like contraception and that the policy also respects religious beliefs. those guidelines, those criteria have been followed by the department in promulgating this rule, this proposed rule, and as part of that process there's more comment that will be taken on i. but for detail, i'd refer you to hhs. jenna: what does this all mean? james
in the senate, the next time there is a massacre, y'all own it. president obama is promising new gun control legislation, but if he doesn't it wouldn't be the first props promise he has brokenned. it was announced this week that those assigned at guantanamo bay is reassigned and no one is replacing him. was it just a complain ploy that he knew he could give up on easily if he had to. >> i know we'll get comments saying that you had obama apologizists on the show, but i think it's one of those instances, and we talked about it earlier on the show this week that he had this naive ideal that he could go in and close it it. and when he got in and saw all the difficulties of everything that had to be in place for that to happen, it fell apart. >> john: he couldn't use the bully pulpit? >> there has been a lot of coverage of what happened over the last four years. the process was started and it was not going to work out. literally, he couldn't do anything. >> john: is that fair enough to say? >> i'll just repeat what he just said. there are some things that he won't be able to hit on. >> john: i
his feet to the fire. >> eric: this puts fox news property and center on the map. it's proof that bob admitted main stream media has given president obama easy go of it. you need balance. other side of the story. >> andrea: badge of honor. fox news presents both sides of the story. the other side takes the obama talking points so he would do some good to actually come on fox. all right. here we are face to face. if president bush would haven't gone out and done any tough interviews the liberals would be going crazy if he did entertainment tonight. >> bob: can we let bush do his painting and stop bringing him up? >> andrea: that's ironic. >> eric: do you let sparkles play football? >> greg: not anymore. >> kimberly: captain. >> greg: we play touch football. because he is delicate. >> eric: leave it there. ahead on "the five" are commercials like these two hot for the bowles when kids are watching? we show somehow the race i ads popping up in sunday's game. coming right back. ♪ ♪ all right that's a fifth-floor problem... ok. not in my house! ha ha ha! ha ha ha! no no no! not today!
health care thanks to president obama and nancycy pelosi. we have a long-standing healthy program and the new international law will extend the program to 3 b thousand san franciscans. and just as we must keep getting health care and pension reform define we must address the challenge of the unfunded liability area. we're beginning to make progress but we must development a more responsible approach to providing health care to our retired city employees >> and know that together our partners in labor will address this the san francisco way to son sense once in a while. and finally, we must rebuilt our st. louis hospital in the mission. they're the priors of critical health deliver as well as major employers. members of the board have taken a strong leadership role working with my office to bring a proposal back to the community that delivers jobs and most importantly critical health care for our city were we're going to get it done. and that brings me arrest warrant why we're here today. a college track and education. i hear from businesses that they're number one priority is edu
ripped the new policy as bad news for all who love religious freedom saying that the obama administration should have done the right thing and dropped the contraception manda mandate, and the family values organization concerned women for america slammed it as a blatant attempt to mislead and trample the religious libber tis of americans. this is the second attempt to clean up the original policy since it ignited a firestorm almost a year ago. >> religious liberty will be protected and a law that requires free preventive care will not discriminate against women. >> now, wolf, this new policy also clarifies which religious organizations actually qualify for this exemption. there is going to be a 60-day comment period before this proposed guideline becomes the new rule. there are about 50 lawsuits challenging the so-called contraception mandate and we will have to wait for the 60 day comment period to expire to wait for the lawsuit s s to stand, w. >> jessica yellin with an important story coming from the white house. thank you for that. >>> they are targeting women, gays and even people ou
were arrested. barack obama, for more research into violent video games as a part new measures aimed at curbing violence. they have yet to prove a link between games and real-world violence, but as we discover there are stronger ties between the industry and guns. >> video games that let you play the role of the gunmen are among the most popular and most violent. call of duty features soldiers and mercenaries to choose from a range of authentic weaponry. this veteran game reviewer has played them all. >> this is from the medal of honor site. they have a partners page with a different list of real gun manufacturers and companies that make gun accessories. >> he was shocked to find direct links on a web site for the game, medal of honor. entertainment arts to the links down after smith wrote about them. >> the fact that you could just get there in a few clicks go right to the real guns. the fact that it is it easy. >> his nephew is just 13. he collects -- lethal but realistic looking guns based on a weapons in his favorite games. >> is really heavy. that's amazing. >> there is a little
everyone reading the tea leaves. >> from the moment they sat down to talk with cbs news 60 minutes president obama and secretary clinton seemed like they had been the best of friends for decades. >> they were side by side, chuckling together. even finishing one another's sentences. >> my take on this, i covered the campaign. i covered it to the bitter end. there was no love between the two of them. i have never seen them do like this. >> benghazi, libya, egypt, iraq, afghanistan, failure -- it's so cute? i get teary eyes. >> let me give you a back story. here is what is going on. hillary clinton has been the darling of the press since he first emerged on the national scene around 1990. she believed and she had every reason to believe that she was going to have the media's blessing in 2008. then they found someone they liked even more. they put her aside and went behind obama. doesn't it tell you something that one week after obama's reelection, there they were talking about hillary 2016. they are desperately trying to get back on the bandwagon and as they spent the last eight years
in your meeting and i appreciate it. president obama stated when we did the new start treaty discussion -- "i intend to modernize or replace the triad of strategic nuclear systems, a heavy bomber and air launched cruise missiles and icbm is and nuclear-powered ballistic missiles -- ballistic missile submarines." and he committed to accelerate the design of the two buildings where modernization would take place and request full funding for those projects. first, let me ask you would you support that vision and commitment the president made? >> absolutely, i do. >> i am uneasy about this vision expressed in that committee report of yours. >> let me briefly come back to what you said, and i appreciate you giving me a chance to respond. first, my record has always been very clear -- everything i voted on in my career in less than it is where i have been a strong, agile, safe, secure, effective nuclear arsenal for the united states is not debatable. i've voted that way, i believe that, you know the home of the strategic command is now in senator fisher's state which i used to be in that stat
as well. >>> a new report on president obama's race to the top effort to improve public schools. it shows nine of the 12 jurisdiction that got $4 million if federal grants made good progress but the district of columbia and maryland are among three that have stumbled. education secretary arne duncan says the new report has i lot of good news but also some challenges. the education department is closely tracking the performance of the 12 states that got the money. he money. >>> time now for the morning line. >> what do you know about the music. we'll get to your tie in highlighter in a moment. you might actually make a prediction because it is two days to greatness. that is what they're saying in san francisco and baltimore. only one of those will be right. the boys switched their practice menu yesterday. they said they were worried about the field. it has been hard for these guys to stay focused. the deer antler spray, brother versus brother. all that stuff. do you think they are focused like terrell suggs right there. >> this is the end. without a shadow of the doubt, this is the en. >>
5 news. >>> coming up next on the news edge, another member of president obama's cabinet announces he is stepping down. find out who it is and hillary clinton hangs up her hat as secretary of state. sue. >> happy friday to you. a little light snow to start the day and a lot of cold air to end our friday. we'll talk about what you can expect as we go through the weekend. i wonder what else is going on? scott, any other ideas? >> a little game called the super bowl. two days from kickoff down in new orleans. a fun event out there today. the harbaugh brothers meet up in a joint press conference, and the caps return home trying to snap their game against the fliers. >>> if you have a story idea, give us a call 202-895-3000. e-mail tips@wttg.com. Ñ almost tastes like one of jack's cereals. fiber one. uh, forgot jack's cereal. [ jack ] what's for breakfast? um... try the number one! yeah, this is pretty good. [ male announcer ] over a third of a day's fiber. fiber one. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ we, we chocolate cross over. ♪ yeah, we ch
revolutions. clinton and the obama administration have de-- have to find their way in the new arab world. in asia clinton helped build new alliances. burma came into the fold. it all took endless meetings with world leaders. >> i think she has established relationships with leaders of some well over 100 nations and so that she can pick up the phone at any time, if there have been crises that thank have been diffused thanks to the relationships she has, they know she peeks -- speaks for the american people and the president of the united states and there have been numerous occasions where she has turned what could have been a looming crisis into a situation which was calmed. >> for four years hillary clinton chriscrossed the globe. she visited 112 countries, spent 2,000 hours on a plane and traveled close to one million miles. that's almost 40 times around the world. >> i did enjoy it. i enjoyed the challenge of travel, the unique experiences that we had all over the world. i'm also lucky i can sleep on planes and did so regularly. >> but her critics say she has little to show for her har
for coming on. >> thank you. >>> up next, the obama administration's take on the new unemployment report, that will be right here. >>> and why the white house is shutting down the president's council on jobs. >>> plus, blood talk, did chuck hagel manage to win over roy blunt? we'll ask him about that next. >>> and a bomb explodes near the u.s. embassy in turkey. we're going to have the very latest on that developing story. >>> but first, a look ahead at the president's schedule today here in washington. the vice president is at the munich conference in germany. by the way, a lot of u.s. senators are with him including john mccain. the president has one event today, to award science and technology medals at the white house. and, of course, today is the good-bye for secretary clinton at the state department. >>> you're watching "the daily rundown" only on msnbc. [ male announcer ] how do you make america's favorite recipes? just begin with america's favorite soups. bring out chicken broccoli alfredo. or best-ever meatloaf. go to campbellskitchen.com for recipes, plus a valuable coupon. cam
. president morsi was not there at the time. protesters are demanding a new constitutional and government. >>> the obama administration offered a promise today to religious groups regarding birth control plans. it includes birth control under preventive caring, requiring insurance companies to cover that cost. more than 40 lawsuits were filed, saying that forcen them to provide this kind of coverage is unstill. the new policy will let more organizations opt out, giving women other options for the contraceptive coverage. that's now subject to a 60-day review. >>> former governor scott brown announced he will not run for the massachusetts senate seat head by john kerry. kerry resigned to become secretary of state. brown's decision will likely mean the senate seat will stay in the democratic hands. brown won the 2010 special election after senator ted kennedy died. he then lost last year to democratic senator elizabeth warren. >>> a huge milestone on wall street, hillary clinton's last day as the secretary of state, and the next sect of defense. chuck todd will moderate "meet the press" on s
for many decades. >> alisyn: he loved new york and new york loved him. thank you. >>> president obama second term gets underway, a growing number of americans that the government is threatening their personal rights. for the first time ever in the survey by the pew research center and for the people and the press, a majority of the public, 53% say the federal government threatens their personal rights and freedoms. this comes, of course, amid a growing debated over second amendment rights, highlighted by heated meeting on new york state's new gun restrictions. let's watch this. >> now you are turning them into criminals, you are making them angry and when angry people they get together. this western new york area. >> obviously, if you served in military, assault weapons were fully automatic weapons. >> what is the penalty if you do not register. because i guarantee you there are a lot of people that aren't going to. >> alisyn: leslie marshall is radio talk show host, ben ferguson is host of show on icon radio. 53% of americans that respond say they believe their freedoms are being thr
with new rules all the time. >> did you witness the second inauguration of president obama? i am wondering your thoughts. >> i did, indeed. it was with a mixture of sadness, in some respects. sadness at lost opportunities, but also a kind of wonder. baracke to admit that's obama is one of the most talented politicians and skillful political forces this country has ever seen. it is also true that that is so large the because of certain constituents in this country that pushed the candidacy. sadness because many of the hopes of many of those constituencies have been dashed. that is the nature of politics in many ways. you run one way and rule another. someone said that you run in poetry, but you govern in prose. >> mumia, as you are off of death row, or as you call it a slow death row, what is it like to be there with other people? we wanted to speak yesterday on the phone, the you had an opponent the law library which he did not want to mess. talk about your life behind bars. >> let me talk about the men that are around me. it may not surprise you that a lot of these guys are black man, a l
of what happened. thanks for the update. >> breaking news on the national healthcare law. obama administration giving ground on the aspect that had opposition. dow jones breaks through 14,000 for the first time since 2007. why is wall street soaring when the economy is hardly moving? and still ahead, iran taking a dangerous step in the nuclear program. developments that is raising concerns now in washington. [ male announcer ] after years of celebrations, marie callender's gives you a way to make any day a special occasion. new mini cream pies for one. real whip cream and a cookie-crumb crust. marie callender's. it's time to savor. >>. >> alisyn: fox news alert. there could be a big reversal by the white house on birth control coverage under obamacare. welcome to a brand-new hour. i'm in for megyn kelly today. a broader opt out to the requirement that employers provide workers free birth control. a requirement that drew furious opposition between religious groups. it triggered a flurry of lawsuits that could wind up in front of the supreme court. here is jay carney. >> we need t
news in oakland and an amber alert issued for a one-year-old girl. >> also ahead, john kerry is in. hillary clinton is out. a transition and the beginning of president obama's cabinet changes, the heavy fire a nominee is facing from >> daly city, dublin, los gatos and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> just updated the visibility. can you see it is improved in napa and novato but santa rosa the fog will stay for the morning, with half a mile. you can see a lot of haze around the rest of our neighbor, ten miles visibility from yesterday are there but it is not a "spare the air" day. more fog, more haze through the morning, 37 to 43 is our spread. check out the sunshine in mid-50's to 60, and around 4:00, another bright day with sunglasses needed throw mid-60's and a quiet evening with a lot of stars and cool temperatures, mid-40's to low 50's. enjoy. kristen? >> we are continuing to monitor breaking news from oakland where an amber alert is issued and oakland police are looking for a chevrolet pickup truck gray in color license plate 7n79574. that is a california plate. the chil
will hold steady at 7.8% and expect 150,000 new jobs were created last month. they are blasting president obama for disbanding the jobs council he created two years ago. it hasn't met in more than a year. >> we hear, you know, some of the somewhat criticisms about this. they come from people on capitol hill who have consistently opposed every growth initiative and job creation initiative the president has put forward. >> the white house says the job council was intended to last for two years. >>> some call it obsessive others say it's good karma, sports superstitions, some people are behaving a little differently because of the big 9er game this weekend. >>> ♪ and the rockets red glare the bombs bursting in air ♪ ♪ >> before she takes the stage, she finally speaks about her inauguration performance, coming up. words that made that top ten list (for words that sound like harbaugh) hairball and hoopla. ((reax)) >>> well, there you go some of the others that made the top ten, words that sound like harbaugh, hairball and hoopla. >> i like ho
at this morning's dish of scrambled politics. chris christie praised president obama's response to hurricane sandy and he says they had a fun chat at the white house later about how much money the government would give to the victims in new jersey. >>> on monday, governor christie sits down with david letterman. he's been known to make jokes about christie's weight. he says he hopes they're funny. mitt romney's campaign donated $90,000 to the red cross to help victims of soup storm sandy. geraldo riff yar is considering a run for the senate in new jersey in 2014. so that could become a race against newark mayor corey booker who already said he's interested in running for the democratic nomination for that same senate seat. >>> the federal election commission reports that president obama raised over $738 million for the 2012 campaign. final pricetag for the entire 2012 election totals $7 billion. that's a new high. >>> but a new poll says trusting government is at a new low. 53% of americans say they believe the federal government threatened their personal rights and freedoms. >>> and that's your m
. in the newsroom, rebecca cooper abc 7 news. >> the white house says it expects the senate will confirm chuck hagel as the next secretary of defense. today, the white house spokesman said president obama thinks he will be an excellent secretary. he dismissed critics of his performance at a contentious confirmation hearings yesterday. no democrats have said they would vote against him. today, a republican said he would oppose the nomination out. >> anne arundel county executive john leopold has resigned, just days after a judge found him guilty of misconduct in office. he was serving his second term. he issued a statement that said in part, "this decision is the most difficult decision i have ever made, but i know it is. right one and in the best interests of the citizens of anne arundel county." he acknowledged his mistakes. he will be sentenced in march, facing years in jail, but some legal experts believe he will get probation instead. >> the district's chief financial officer is retiring, the announcement coming less than a year after he was appointed to the post for three years. horace holmes j
don't know how else to say it but i'm going get back into my life again. this is going to be new for me. i don't know how i'm going to react to it, to be honest. >> reporter: senator kerry takes over after cruising through confirmation in the senate. president obama's choice to run the pentagon is a different story. former senator chuck hagel, a vietnam veteran, took heavy fire from members of his own party for his opposition to the 2007 troop surge in iraq. >> were you correct or incorrect when you said the surge would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in the country since vietnam? were you correct or incorrect? >> well, i'm not going to give you a -- a yes or no answer on a lot of things today. >> let the record show you refuse to answer that question. >> reporter: he was hammered by gop senators who said he was too tough on israel. and soft on iran. he was grilled about referring to pro-israeli groups at the jewish lobby. >> i am sorry. >> reporter: he talked about the nuclear weapons of iran. >> i misstated. i've just been handed a note that i misspoke and said i s
hurricane katrina, the superdome in new orleans gets ready to host the super bowl in the big easy signature style. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. tonight the obama administration denounces the assault on the u.s. embassy in turkey as a terrorist attack. a suicide bomber blew himself up at a security gate killing a turkish security guard and injuring those nearby. according to turkish prime minister, an outlawed marxist group is responsible for the violence. our james reynolds is on the scene and filed this report. >> america's foreign missions are as much fortresses as embassies. this is why. this afternoon, a suicide bomber got to the gate of the u.s. embassy but but no further. his explosives detonated as a checkpoint. the bomber and a turkish security guard were killed. >> i wasn't sure what the explosion was. so i ran to see. they were body parts on the road. arms and legs but i didn't want to look any further. >> the attack on the embassy makes for a bitter last day of work for america'
.e.o.'s, and she has a new book, "bend, not break," and she was named entrepreneur of the year back in 2005 and now serves on the obama council of entrepreneurship. we are glad you joined us. a conversation with geomagic's ceo, ping fu, coming up. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: started a successful company is never easy, but it may have seemed impossible for ping fu, growing up under mao, and she was sent to a labor camp, where she adored unspeakable hardships. she knew just three english words into her vocabulary and came with little money in her pocket. my favorite, "hellboy." she found her way into software, starting her own software company called geomagic, which she continues t
alleged obama library parking lot, stand down. the report is false. shocking, i know. still, fox news used -- actually asked viewers to weigh in this morning. >> what do you think about this story? should that happen or should it become a landmark? >> or should the president say if i have to steam roll ronald reagan's house to build a library, you shouldn't have a library. >> there's fox and then there's fox in the morning. the university shot down the rumor, and it hasn't even been confirmed that the presidential library will even be at the university of chicago. the university of hawaii remains a contender. >>> yesterday we found that massachusetts governor deval patrick had chosen mo cowan to fill john kerry's seat. barney frank reacted after announcing he was publicly interested. here is what he told "the hill." if i wanted to talk about feelings, i would have called oprah. barney, that's exactly why we love you. >>> up next, republicans are still talking about like half the country is a bunch of takers. maybe they didn't learn the lessons of the 2012 election, the 47% stuff. more of t
crimes? >> john mccain thought this was the big question. >> did you disagree on president obama on the surge in afghanistan? >> but in fact this is the most pressing question facing the new secretary of defense. >> when we hear report that is there are upwards of 19,000 sexual assaults in the military against women it is unacceptable. i need a strong commitment from you that you will treat our ment military families in the way that you would look after your own. >> on the issue of sexual assaults the devil is the military i don't know if you have seen "the in visible war". >> yes. >> i would ask that your commitment to the prosecution and holding accountable the people who are involved in this but also the victim. >> yes, i will agree to that. >> yes, sexual assault in the military is the issue facing the secretary of defense. he has no voice on his country's policy on israel. every minute spent on that today in that hearing was a complete waste of time. and there is no disagreement on this country's policy towards israel. all democrats in the senate disagree with republicans on
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